Posters

27 September 2010

League of gentlemen

League of gentlemen

rosie walters

The Ivy Look is a cool, coffee-table book for the hip pocket
It’s pretty much official. The 1960s are seriously cool, writes Rosie Walters. They’ve been cool before, but this time round, it’s different.

29 August 2010

Brief. En. Counter

Brief. En. Counter

john l. walters

#graphicdesignmovies and Twitter’s chronicles of wasted time
Most of the Earth’s 6.79bn inhabitants know nothing of Twitter, but for those of us with accounts, it’s a dangerously addictive time-waster – a kind of interactive daytime TV.

25 August 2010

Xerox factor

Xerox factor

the events department

The short-lived graphic energy of punk fanzines and posters
In ‘Scribble and strum’, just published in Eye 76, Andrew Losowsky took us through the design of a selection of notable music magazines, past and present.

24 August 2010

A quick burst of sound

A quick burst of sound

emily king

Zurich this autumn: the typographic music of posters made of letters
‘Writing is Drawing is Writing’ is a declaration by the late graphic designer Alan Fletcher, a man whose hand formed words and images with seamless skill, writes Emily King.

3 August 2010

Guiding light

Guiding light

maggie fost

Merge’s Maggie Fost on the graphic designer as musical tour guide
As the art director for a small independent record label, my audience is a specific kind of music fan, writes Maggie Fost.

29 July 2010

Going green

Going green

john ridpath

Graphic artists get political in an exhibition of posters for Iran
Next month, New York’s School of Visual Arts will host an exhibition of political posters created in support Iran’s Green Movement.

20 July 2010

Blisters Blackout

Blisters Blackout

the events department

Wanted: glow in the dark screen prints for Print Club London
40 illustrators, 40 edition hand-signed prints, 40 pounds each. Entries are now being accepted for Print Club London’s winter poster show, ‘Blisters Blackout’.

16 July 2010

Mirror man

Mirror man

john l. walters, the events department

Roman Cieślewicz shouts, entertains and provokes from the gallery walls
If you see just one design exhibition this summer, make it the Roman Cieślewicz retrospective at the RCA’s Gulbenkian Galleries, writes John L Walters. And see it soon, because it comes to an end in just over three weeks, on Saturday 7 August.

6 July 2010

Graphic love for ‘Labels’

Graphic love for ‘Labels’

john ridpath, the awards department

International winners announced in ‘Ten Images for Ithaca’ 2010
The winners of this year’s Ten Images for Ithaca Competition have been announced. The theme was ‘Labels’ and 1728 posters were submitted from designers working all over the world (including Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, the United States and Greece). 

1 July 2010

Sports, health stats and comic relief

Sports, health stats and comic relief

marianne waller

EDO event explored new possibilities for publishers and editorial designers
Last night was the EDO’s iPad app night at London’s St Bride Library, writes Marianne Waller.
 
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